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Privacy Policy

Introduction

Effective Date: 01/01/2010

At Wilkinson Thomas Consulting we respect the privacy of our customers. We have implemented this privacy policy to explain to you how we use and protect personal information we may gather from you by means of this website ("Privacy Policy"). By using our website, you automatically consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your information, as described in this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy, please do not use our website.

Wilkinson Thomas Consulting may gather information about you from this website. This Privacy Policy applies only to information gathered from this website and does not apply to information about you that we may gather from other sources.

What Information is Collected

Personal Information

As a general rule, you will not be required to provide personally identifiable information as a condition of browsing this website. However, we may collect personal information from you in certain areas of our website when you affirmatively submit it to us in connection with one or more specific purposes, which are described below under "How Collected Information Is Used." When such information is gathered, we will collect the minimum amount necessary to facilitate transactions with you, to improve this website and your customer experience and to make future visits to this website easier and more personalized for you. The personal information we may collect includes, but is not limited to your:

  • name
  • telephone numbers
  • e-mail address

Failing to provide requested information will not inhibit your ability to browse the website, but it may prevent you from being able to complete certain transactions or receive certain services from us. We do not collect any sensitive information about you (i.e., personal information specifying racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade union membership or information pertaining to personal or intimate details of an individual's life).

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Non-Personal Information

As part of the standard operation of our website, certain non-personal, anonymous information may be automatically provided to our Web servers by your computer. This information includes your IP address. For each visitor to our website, our Web server automatically recognizes the visitor?s domain name or IP address (where possible), but not the visitor?s e-mail address. An IP address is a number assigned to your computer when you connect to the Internet. As part of the protocol of the Internet, Web servers can identify your computer by its IP address. In addition, we may collect your browser type and operating system. While it is not our practice to link IP addresses to your personally identifiable information, we reserve the right to use IP addresses to identify a user when we feel it is necessary to protect the compelling interests of Wilkinson Thomas Consulting, our website, customers or others, or to comply with laws, court orders, or law enforcement requests.

Cookies & Usage Tracking

We may use cookies to analyze the traffic on our website (such as total visitors and pages viewed), to personalize features and to make improvements to the website based on the data we collect. We do not save passwords or other sensitive information in cookies. The use of cookies has become a standard in the Internet industry, especially on websites that provide any kind of personalized service.

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How Collected Information is Used

We use the information we collect for the following purposes:

  • To conduct transactions that you request.
  • To service your account with us, respond to your questions and contact you when necessary.
  • To provide you with discounts, coupons, offers and other information and opportunities and services that may be of interest to you.
  • To assist us in providing better products and services (for example, we may contact you to assist us in evaluating the performance of our staff, to assess the quality of product and service received and to help us improve our website, facilities and services).
  • To compile statistics and analysis about our customers? use of our website, products and services, which statistics are only used internally to enable use provide better customer service and products to you and other customers in the future.
  • To help us to operate, maintain and improve our systems and website.

Data collected online may also be combined or merged with information you provide to us by means other than through this site as part of the standard business operations of Wilkinson Thomas Consulting. However, this Privacy Policy applies only to data collected on-line. If the same information about you is gathered from this website and also from other sources with different privacy policies, Wilkinson Thomas Consulting may elect, in its sole discretion, to treat such information in accordance with the privacy policy that least restricts our use and disclosure of such information. We attempt to retain information we collect for commercially reasonable periods of time or in accordance with specific policies or as required by law. Information collected for a specified purpose will only be used for that purpose and, after a reasonable period of time, will no longer be actively stored when that purpose has been fulfilled. Inactive data may, however, continue to be used for statistical, marketing, archiving, and other purposes. PLEASE BE AWARE THAT, UNLESS PROHIBITED BY LAW, YOUR USE AND/OR CONTINUED USE OF THIS WEBSITE SIGNIFIES YOUR EXPRESS CONSENT THAT INFORMATION MAY BE TRANSFERRED TO OR STORED ON SERVERS AND PROCESSED OUTSIDE THE COUNTRY OF YOUR RESIDENCE, INCLUDING, THE UNITED STATES AND CANADA. PLEASE ALSO BE AWARE THAT THE PRIVACY LAWS OF THE CANADA OR THE UNITED STATES OR OTHER COUNTRIES WHERE INFORMATION MAY BE STORED MAY NOT BE AS COMPREHENSIVE OR OFFER AS MUCH PROTECTION AS THE LAWS OF OTHER COUNTRIES.

With Whom the Information is Shared

We may disclose the information we collect from and about you: (1) when we have reason to believe that such disclosure is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing injury to or interference with (either intentionally or unintentionally) our rights or property, customers or other users of our website, or anyone else who could be harmed by such activities; (2) to respond to judicial process and provide information to law enforcement agencies or in connection with an investigation on matters related to public safety, as permitted by law, or otherwise as required by law; and (3) to our Affiliates, business partners and/or third parties, subject to confidentiality agreements as appropriate, for administrative, technical support or other business purposes, or as necessary to facilitate our transactions with you, or to maintain and improve our services. We may disclose your personal information to third-party service providers located in the United States. These service providers are contractually required to maintain the confidentiality and security of your information. In such transactions, personal information may be one of the transferred business assets. Also, in the event that Wilkinson Thomas Consulting or substantially all of its assets are acquired, your personal information may be one of the transferred assets. Except as explained above, we will not share any of your personal information with any third party, unless we have received your express permission to do so.

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Linked Sites

Our website may contain links to other third party websites (such as those of our marketing partners or advertisers), which may have privacy policies that differ from our own. We are not responsible for the activities and practices that take place on those websites. Accordingly, we recommend that you review the privacy policy posted on any website that you may access through our website.

Children's Privacy

This website is not directed to, and Wilkinson Thomas Consulting does not knowingly collect personal information from, children under the age of 13. We recommend that parents actively participate in their children’s use of the Internet.

Choices You Can Make About Your Information

We give you a number of choices about the collection, use and distribution of your information. For example, you must affirmatively request to receive e-mail from us concerning information about special offers, promotions and new features, products and services. Every Wilkinson Thomas Consulting e-mail will provide you with the opportunity to remove yourself from our e-mail list. We will give you an opportunity to opt-out of the gathering of your personally identifiable information, specific uses of your personally identifiable information and any marketing promotions in accordance with the procedures set out in the section below, Correcting or Changing Your Information. By adjusting the settings in your browser, you can refuse to accept cookies or give yourself the opportunity to accept or reject cookies, or receive notice of cookies. Software programs are available that block cookies. Refusing cookies may impinge or block altogether your user experience by eliminating personalization or other features.

Correcting or Changing Your Information –
Contacting Wilkinson Thomas Consulting

We are very concerned about the accuracy, currency and completeness of the information we collect and make efforts we deem appropriate to ensure that the information we have is accurate and up-to-date. If you wish to review, amend, correct, update or delete personally identifiable information we have collected about you online, or if you wish to opt out of future uses of your information, please contact us. Please also contact us if you have any questions about privacy on our website. You may contact us via e-mail at info@WilkinsonThomas.com and we will attend to your request and make any necessary revisions. We reserve the right not to allow access to your information if we believe in good faith that such disclosure is prohibited by law or if the rights of another individual might be violated.

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Security Procedures

We are very concerned with the security of your personally identifiable information and try to provide secure transmission of your information from your PC to our servers. For certain transactions on certain of our websites, we may use Secured Sockets Layer (SSL) technology to secure the transfer of information. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be absolutely secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of any information transmitted over the Internet. Once we receive your information, we take steps that we believe are reasonably appropriate to protect the security of your data we collect from you online, both internally and from outsiders, from loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction, and to ensure the integrity of the data we collect. We use a combination of technological, physical, administrative and policy methods as well as organizational controls and non-disclosure or confidentiality agreements as we deem appropriate to protect this data. If you have a user name and password for any of the features on our website, you have the responsibility of keeping your password secret. You should not reveal your password to anyone. We will not ask you in an unsolicited telephone call or e-mail for your password. In addition, you should take reasonable precautions when using a computer that is not your own or in a public setting. If you have a user name and password for any of the features on our website, you have the responsibility of keeping your password secret. You should not reveal your password to anyone. We will not ask you in an unsolicited telephone call or e-mail for your password. In addition, you should take reasonable precautions when using a computer that is not your own or in a public setting.

Changes in Terms

We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time. The Effective Date at the beginning of this policy will reflect the most recent date.

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